The merdeka celebration was started a week earlier.
Each company was given a task to create the Jalur
Gemilang flag. The occasion was celebrate on the 30th
night. The celebration begins after terawih prayer with
late supper. The trainees gathered at the lecture hall.
With the arriving of the guest of honor, it started with
a poetry reading and followed by a video show on semangat
kemerdekaan. The occasion ends with the final countdown at
midnight when the clock struck 0001 hr.
journal date - 31st of august 2009.